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[7/5/16] Unemployment Rate Down From Last Month, Up From Last Year

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For the month of May, the unemployment rate in Chelan and Douglas Counties was 6.5%. That’s down slightly from April’s 6.9% – but local labor economist, Don Meseck says you have to look at the rate year over year. Last May- in 2015, the unemployment rate was 6.1 – that’s a .4 percent increase… Meseck […]